Attorney: Judge in gay sex trial should step down

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for an 18-year-old Florida teen who was charged with a felony for having sexual contact with her 14-year-old girlfriend is asking the judge to remove himself from the case. Attorney Julia…

Boy, 6, killed by relative’s dog at Calif. home

UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) — A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy has died after he was attacked by his family’s dog. Authorities say the attack occurred around 11 a.m. Monday at the boy’s Union City home. The…

Stuntwoman sues News Corp. over alleged phone hack

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who worked as a stunt double for Angelina Jolie has sued Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in Los Angeles, claiming she’s a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about the…

Judge urges new approach for Gitmo detainee cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court judge says it’s time for the president and Congress to consider a different approach to the handling of detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Judge Harry T. Edwards made the comment…
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Man charged in boy's death

A Bazetta man is facing murder charges for fatally punching his live-in girlfriend’s 4-year-old son.…

Woman pleads not guilty in buttocks-injection case

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has pleaded not guilty to killing a woman by giving silicone injections as a buttocks enhancement. Tracey Lynn Garner entered the plea Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court. Judge Winston Kidd…

November retrial in 9 arson deaths in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A November retrial has been set for the man suspected in the 2005 arson deaths of a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in Cleveland. Federa……

Manning WikiLeaks case in recess until June 25

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Pfc. Bradley Manning’s court-martial over giving massive amounts of classified material to WikiLeaks has gone into recess until next week. The prosecution and defense will spend the next week negotiating written statements from…

Romanian pop star claims manager beat her up

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian prosecutors said Tuesday they are investigating a popular singer’s claim that she was beaten up by her manager-boyfriend after a dispute over money, prompting a debate about domestic violence in this conservative East…

Ex-park ranger in Ohio guilty of recording women

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former park ranger in northern Ohio has been sentenced to prison after admitting he videotaped women undressing in park restrooms. A judge in Bowl……

Search for Hoffa mystery endures for decades

Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance almost 40 years ago has been the stuff of urban legend, prompting numerous theories about what happened to the former Teamsters leader. The FBI saw enough merit in a reputed Mafia captain’s tip to once…

Spotify’s Top 10 most viral tracks

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, June 10, to Sunday, June 16, via Facebook, Tumblr,…

Stocks move higher on home building, low inflation

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is moving higher in midday trading after the government reported gains in home construction and low inflation. Investors are also sending stocks up because they expect the Federal Reserve will keep…
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Sen. to testify for Lupo Bill

State Sen. Joe Schiavoni is expected to testify Wednesday in front a senate committee about his bill that would increase penalties for anyone caught illegally dumping oilfield waste.…

Obama hints Bernanke likely to leave Fed in Jan.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has given the clearest signal yet that Chairman Ben Bernanke will likely leave the Federal Reserve when his term ends in January. During an interview with PBS’ Charlie Rose that aired Monday,…

NTSB: Poor eyesight probable cause of Okla. Crash

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The driver of one of two freight trains that collided in the Oklahoma Panhandle last year, killing three railroad workers, had complained that he couldn’t distinguish between red and green signals, an investigator told…

Argentine cash controls bring bargains, headaches

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Brazilian visitors gawk in wonder as they stroll past shop windows along touristy Florida street in the Argentine capital. The jackets, the shoes — they’re all so cheap when your purse is…

Ohio livestock prices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Eastern Cornbelt Daily Direct Summary from Monday as reported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agriculture Marketing Servic……